Joseph Alfred Ihle, Jr., age 69, of Warren, Mich., passed away on June 29, 2016. He was born Dec. 14, 1946, in Bristow and graduated from Bristow High School in 1966. Joseph is survived by his wife, Sheila and son, Scott; his father, Joe A. Ihle, Sr. and siblings Mary Gentry and husband, Calvin, Ruth Ann Middlebooks and husband, Pete, Bill Ihle and wife, Suzen and stepsister Jackie Powell. He is also suvived by his extended family of nephews, Thad Ihle and wife Brianna, Zach Ihle and wife Jasmine, Neil Spencer and wife Colby, Erick Gentry and wife Stacie, and his niece, Angie Spencer; all who loved him dearly. Joseph was preceded in death by his mother, Marjorie Ihle. Joseph served in the U.S. Airforce, serving in Korea during the Vietnam era and was a military policeman during that time. He was very active with the VFW, serving as the post commander in the Madison Heights Post #9507 then transferred to the Southfield Post #2645 where he served as quarter master.